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Cumulus Upends Montgomery Programming Team

Cumulus Media has made multiple changes to its Montgomery AL programming team. Wes McShay exits as Operations Manager of the cluster and Program Director of Country 92.3 WLWI-FM. He is succeeded as OM by Rick Hendrick, PD of Classic Rock “95.1 The Fox” WXFX. Greg Thomas joins the company as WLWI-FM’s new Program Director from Townsquare Media Tuscaloosa where he served as OM of that company’s five station cluster. Joe Hunk joins the cluster from sister 94.5 WJOX-FM Birmingham as PD of “SportsRadio 740” WMSP and News/Talk 1440 WLWI replacing the departing Bob Wooddy. Hunk will also debut a local afternoon show on WMSP. He currently a co-hosts 6-8pm show with Jon Lunceford at WJOX-FM. Cumulus Media announces that it has promoted Rick Hendrick to Operations...[Read More]

Rumor: Cumulus Pulling Sean Hannity Early?

With Sean Hannity set to depart all Cumulus owned stations at the end of the year and Michael Savage moving into afternoon drive on most of their Conservative Talk stations, will Cumulus pull the plug on Hannity early? After wiping Hannity’s name off their station sites earlier this month, a few of Cumulus’ stations are now showing Savage in the 3-6pm eastern timeslot. The station sites include those of 770 WABC New York, 820 WBAP Dallas, 710/103.7 KCMO Kansas City, and 1440 WLWI Montgomery. Other stations like 630/105.9 WMAL Washington continue to show “WMAL Talk” in the daypart on their schedule. WBAP’s bio of Savage was posted on their website at 2:26pm this afternoon. New York and Dallas are the two markets where Clear Channel has already lined up a new af...[Read More]